The table below looks at the statistics for the Deskside Support role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Deskside Support in their job title over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Deskside Support
Rank 90 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Deskside Support 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.063% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.068% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£113 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £130 £300 -
% change year-on-year
-56.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.76 £16.70
% change year-on-year
-7.99% -5.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1488 1468 1463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 91.80% 92.56% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 758 654
Average daily rate £350 £301 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 98 136
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Deskside Support
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Deskside Support Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Deskside Support
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Deskside Support across the East Midlands region.

Deskside Support Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Deskside Support
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Deskside Support across the East Midlands region.

Deskside Support Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Deskside Support
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Deskside Support within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Deskside Support
England

Deskside Support
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Dell Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (50.00%) SLA

Deskside Support
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Deskside Support in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Deskside Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle